The Proximal Origin of SARS-CoV-2

Nat Med. 2020 Apr;26(4):450-452. doi: 10.1038/s41591-020-0820-9.

Publication types

  • Letter
  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Adaptation, Biological
  • Animals
  • Betacoronavirus / genetics*
  • Biological Evolution*
  • China
  • Chiroptera
  • Coronavirus Infections* / virology
  • Genomics*
  • Humans
  • Mammals
  • Pandemics*
  • Peptidyl-Dipeptidase A*
  • Pneumonia, Viral* / virology
  • Polysaccharides
  • RNA Cleavage
  • Selection, Genetic
  • Spike Glycoprotein, Coronavirus / genetics
  • Spike Glycoprotein, Coronavirus / physiology*
  • Virus Attachment
  • Zoonoses*

Substances

  • Polysaccharides
  • Spike Glycoprotein, Coronavirus
  • Peptidyl-Dipeptidase A
  • angiotensin converting enzyme 2

Supplementary concepts

  • COVID-19
  • severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2